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United States of America

UNESCO Chair on Growing up in cities (702), established in 2005 at the Cornell University, New York (United States of America).


Urban planning for youth development, education and environmental sustainability.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of urban planning for youth development fostering health and well-being, education and environmental sustainability.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the United States of America and other regions of the world.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO Office in New York.


Prof. David Driskell, Cornell University
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - (1 607) 227 0327
- 106 West Sibley Hall
City - Ithaca, NY
Postal Code
- 14853
Country - United States of America